Torpey Family History

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Torpey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tarpaigh (see Tarpey).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Torpey Family Origin

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Torpey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Morrocco Finisher

    4%
  • Asst Teacher

    2%

In 1880, the most common Torpey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Torpey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Morrocco Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torpey. A less common occupation for the Torpey family was Asst Teacher.

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Torpey Historical Records

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Torpey Life Expectancy

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